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2010-06-02 08:15:00

BROOKFIELD, Wis., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Shorewood High School recently installed and implemented the Help Alert® Emergency Call Solution, a wireless staff duress system manufactured and marketed by RF Technologies, Inc. of Brookfield, Wis. The new call system outfits teachers with wireless pendant-style push buttons that are used to summon immediate assistance in the event of a medical or security emergency. Fortunately Shorewood High School has not experienced serious...

2009-09-18 12:04:45

Four suburban Milwaukee students who were suspended for toilet papering their high school campus have asked to have their suspensions revoked, officials say. Dean Schultz, interim director of instruction for Shorewood schools, is deciding whether to uphold the one-day suspensions or expunge them from the senior boys' records, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported Friday. The school district says it has notified both students and parents that the annual tradition of toilet-papering Shorewood...

2008-09-28 15:00:00

By ERIN RICHARDS At Brookfield East High School, Laura Turner is the kind of student who shouldn't have to worry about getting into the college of her choice. She's articulate, mature and enthusiastic, a hard worker with high marks -- a 3.88 grade-point average -- who organized hundreds of students last year in Waukesha County to sleep in a parking lot and raise thousands of dollars for displaced Ugandan citizens. But ranked against her peers in terms of GPA, Turner isn't in the top 25%...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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